Things to Do This Weekend in Vancouver

I hear it’s going to be a rainy weekend, so make sure to waterproof your boots in preparation for taking in all the art at the the East Side Culture Crawl, for finding your way to the Turkish film festival, for stomping along to the bellows of the Accordion Noir Festival, and for exploring all the acts at  the Chutzpah! festival.

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Things to Do This Weekend in Vancouver

Artist Nomi Chi Shares their Inspiration for Vancouver Opera’s La Traviata Poster

By Nomi Chi

If you’ve ever asked around about talented tattoo artists in Vancouver, Nomi Chi is almost certain to have come up. The other-worldly storybook creature meets organic yet alien style of their work brings an endearing gentleness to sometimes grotesque forms. A tattoo by Nomi, to say it simply, is distinct. It’s no surprise that the Vancouver Opera, who has chosen boldly non-traditional art for the past several years, contacted Nomi to design posters for their 2019/20 season, which opens on Thursday October 17th.

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Artist Nomi Chi Shares their Inspiration for Vancouver Opera’s La Traviata Poster

Façade Festival to Illuminate Vancouver Art Gallery in September

Burrard Arts Foundation in partnership with the Vancouver Art Gallery presents Façade Festival 2019, a free, outdoor public art and cultural event featuring commissioned works by contemporary artists, both established and emerging, taking place from sunset to midnight each night September 8th to 14th, 2019.

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Façade Festival to Illuminate Vancouver Art Gallery in September

Dude Chilling Park Welcomes Back it’s Refurbished Namesake

Photo Credit: New1130

Photo Credit: New1130

After more than two long years, the community of Mount Pleasant can now rejoice as the chilling dude figure is bought home to Dude Chilling Park, officially Guelph Park.

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Dude Chilling Park Welcomes Back it’s Refurbished Namesake

LocoMotoArt presents S.P.A.C.E = Spirits, People, Animals, Creatures and Echoes

Image credit: Loco Moto Art

LocoMotoArt will present their inaugural summer themed Artists in Community event at McBride Park Fieldhouse and park area August 16, 2019, blending visuals and sound works under the theme of S.P.A.C.E: Spirits, People, Animals, Creatures and Echoes.

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LocoMotoArt presents S.P.A.C.E = Spirits, People, Animals, Creatures and Echoes

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

There’s less than three more crafting weeks until Halloween, and plenty going on to inspire your fantastical and ghoulish outfits! Fan Expo is this weekend with cosplay inspiration, there’s a Guo Pei couture garment show at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Cirque du Soleil is in town, and  there are several new spooky events and shows to add to your October calendar.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

The Darlings Take Immersive Drag Theatre to Artistic Heights

Photo by Samuel Olsen

By Kendell Yan

Provocative! Haunting! Dreamy! Experience the live event critics are calling a phantasmagorical romp through the psyche! On October 25th witness the terrifically terrifying drag quartet, The Darlings, in a conceptually indulgent drag show sprung from the minds of four peculiar genderflux individuals.

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The Darlings Take Immersive Drag Theatre to Artistic Heights